is a species of morning glory
known by the common name mallow bindweed
. This flowering plant is native to the Mediterranean Basin
, but it is occasionally seen in other areas of similar climate, such as California
in the United States, where it has been introduced
. This is a climbing perennial plant with solitary flowers on long peduncles
. The flower is a funnel-shaped pink bloom 3 or 4 centimeters wide. The leaves are deeply divided into narrow, fingerlike lobes.